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Laminaria saccharina var. caperata (De la Pylaie) Farlow

Publication details
Laminaria saccharina var. caperata (De la Pylaie) Farlow 1881: 94

Published in: Farlow, W.G. (1881 '1882'). The marine algae of New England. In: Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries for 1879. ( Eds), pp. 1-210. Washington:
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laminaria is Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina latissima (Linnaeus) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders

Basionym
Laminaria caperata Bachelot de la Pylaie

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sugary (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 02 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 January 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2019.

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